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Category Archives: Fraud Offenses

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Essex County Attorney Avoids Prison in Tax Fraud Case

Posted in Fraud Offenses
“American Gangster” Prosecutor and Bloomfield Lawyer Admits Tax Fraud A former prosecutor in Essex County, New Jersey will not be going to prison after he pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges. The defendant in the federal case, Richard “Richie” Roberts, is an 80-year-old man from Bloomfield, NJ. If Roberts had stood trial in the case,… Continue Reading

Essex County Welfare Worker Charged with Insurance Fraud

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Grand Jury Indicts Essex County Employee on Insurance Claims Fraud A Perth Amboy, NJ woman who is employed by the Essex County welfare division in East Orange was recently indicted by a New Jersey Superior Court grand jury on charges of insurance fraud. The suspect is Fatu K. Rimbert, a 31-year-old resident of East Orange,… Continue Reading

Livingston Woman Sentenced to Prison for Money Laundering

Posted in Fraud Offenses
A Livingston NJ woman will be spending time behind bars after she was convicted on charges of theft and money laundering. The suspect is a 52-year-old woman from Livingston, New Jersey. She was accused of conspiring with other individuals to steal almost $900,000 from a money lender. The suspect allegedly committed identity theft when filing… Continue Reading

East Orange Men Allegedly Filed Fake Tax Returns for Newark Jail Inmates

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Two East Orange men are likely headed to prison after entering guilty pleas on federal fraud charges. The suspects, a 46-year-old male and a 48-year-old male, allegedly conspired with inmates at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The suspects and the inmates allegedly filed false tax returns… Continue Reading

Three Suspects Appear in US District Court in Newark NJ on Fraud Charges

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Three suspects made appearances in a federal courtroom located in Newark New Jersey for a preliminary hearing stemming from federal charges for bank fraud. The suspects included two real estate brokers and their client. According to law enforcement officials, the suspects participated in a “shotgun” loan scheme to defraud banks out of money. The suspects… Continue Reading

Orange NJ Woman Headed to Federal Prison for Stealing Federal Income Tax Money

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
An Orange NJ woman was sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to identity theft and stealing federal income tax money. According to authorities, the suspect conspired to steal more than one hundred victims’ identities and then used those stolen identities to collect $1.1 million in federal income tax returns. The… Continue Reading

Newark New Jersey Man Charged with Credit Card Fraud, Forgery

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Police in Jersey City police recently apprehended a Newark NJ man who allegedly committed forgery and credit card fraud. When police officers located the suspect, he was allegedly carrying a number of legal documents belonging to other people. Among the allegedly forged items were three social security cards and a birth certificate. Jersey City NJ… Continue Reading

Residents in Belleville, East Orange, Newark Accused of Committing Auto Insurance Fraud

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Law enforcement recently arrested six New Jersey residents who allegedly took part in an insurance fraud scheme. The suspects allegedly concocted a “crash-and-buy scheme” in which they bought auto insurance and then filed fake claims stemming from a car crash. According to authorities, the suspects filed fraudulent auto insurance claims shortly after a motor vehicle… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Two Accused of Selling Counterfeit Merchandise at Businesses in Newark, NJ

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
Police recently arrested two men who allegedly had more than 12,000 stolen and counterfeited CDs and DVDs at stores in Newark, New Jersey. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, a 44-year-old Irvington NJ man and a 50-year-old Newark man were in possession of counterfeit items valued at more than $65,000. A number of law… Continue Reading